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Guidelines for Social Life Cycle Assessment of Products


The guide describes the context and key concepts, provides key elements and guidance and highlights areas where further research is needed, related to the assessment of the social and socio-economic impacts of products life cycle. A social and socio-economic Life Cycle Assessment (S-LCA) is a social impact (and potential impact) assessment technique that aims to assess the social and socio-economic aspects of products and their potential positive and negative impacts along their life cycle encompassing extraction and processing of raw materials; manufacturing; distribution; use; re-use; maintenance; recycling; and final disposal.

Pays: Non-country specific
Produits: Non-Commodity specific
Thèmes: Social sustainability in general, Sustainability measurement and assessment tools, Sustainability trade-offs
Auteur (personne): Evan Stuart Andrews, Leif-Patrick Barthel, et al.
Organisation auteur: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) / Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) - Life Cycle Initiative
Éditeur: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Type: Discussion, Tool
Format: Document
Références (Télécharger): EN
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